• After several attempts, pilot Roger Fischer persuaded Princess to hook up with his glacier "flightseeing" excursion around the majestic Alaska Range--including Mt.

    FORBES: Cruise Control

  • In July of 1956, wilderness activists Olaus and Mardy Murie made an expedition to the upper Sheenjek River of Alaska's Brooks Range to inventory the wonders of an all-but-untouched wilderness.

    NPR: 50 Years On, a Passion for the Wild Endures

  • Analysts reckon it can lob a 1.5 tonne payload 5, 000km and possibly as far as 6, 000km putting even Alaska and possibly Hawaii within range.

    ECONOMIST: Japan and North Korea

  • The volcanoes are Pavlof and Cleveland, both in the Aleutian Island range southwest of mainland Alaska.

    CNN: 2 Alaska volcanoes on alert as lava flows

  • Its 6, 000 clients range from tiny outfits to Alaska Airways, Las Vegas Hotel Group and Ebay.

    FORBES: Mr. Manners

  • On Tuesday, Yediot Aharonot reported that Israeli analysts who reviewed videotapes of North Korea's missile tests concluded that alongside the various short range Scuds it sent over the Sea of Japan, Pyongyang also launched a Taeopodong-2 multi-stage long range missile capable of reaching Alaska.

    CENTERFORSECURITYPOLICY: Numbering the days of dictators

  • Before this, scientists believe, Antarctica looked more like Alaska or the Alps, consisting of a range of glacier-capped mountains.

    BBC: How Antarctica works

  • The re-instituted missile ground-based system plan will put 14 more long-range interceptors in Fort Greely, Alaska by 2017 to supplement the 30 already existing on the West Coast.

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  • Newly-appointed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced plans to deploy 14 more ground-based long-range missile interceptors in Fort Greely, Alaska by 2017.

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  • Palin said when running for governor in 2006 that she would support funding for abstinence-only education in schools, according to Eagle Forum Alaska, a conservative group that sent a questionnaire asking gubernatorial candidates their views on a range of issues.

    CNN: Palin's teen daughter is pregnant

  • The ground based interceptors are meant to destroy long range missiles launched by North Korea to the U.S. There are currently 30 interceptors in Alaska and California.

    WSJ: U.S. Says North Korea May Have Nuclear Missile

  • Similarly, the Alaska site would do nothing to alleviate the grave danger American forces overseas presently face from short- and medium-range ballistic missiles.

    CENTERFORSECURITYPOLICY: Center For Security Policy

  • And Shell plausibly argues that Alaska's melting ice will make its operations more difficult to plan by forcing it to prepare for a wider range of conditions.

    ECONOMIST: Resources: Hidden treasure | The

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